Category Archives: Getting Started

Seeing what I have: Kindle version of Levi Savage Jr Journal

Lynn Hilton recently published an edited Kindle version of Levi’s journal, with several chapters of commentary. From these chapters we can add a few more items to our timeline. These additions need to be checked as no documentation is provided: … Continue reading

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Seeing what I have: unsourced biography of Levi Savage

I was looking through some files someone gave me and came across this un-sourced biography of Levi written by an unknown source. Without sources I can double-check, I can’t accept anything here as truth, but it does give me some … Continue reading

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Getting started with my research

One of the first things beginning genealogists are told to do is to start with what they have. In the case of Levi Savage, I have an edited transcription of his diary, an edited transcription of his son’s diary, a … Continue reading

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Why I am starting this blog

In 2011, the movie 17 Miracles was released. This movie is the story of the miracles that occurred during the trek of the Martin and Willie handcart company, a group of Mormon men and women who traveled from Nebraska to … Continue reading

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